Editorials

Alley repair program underscores past neglect

This week the city’s ambitious alley repaving program kicks off. We can thank former City Manager Katrina Powell for putting this together. For unknown reasons – dysfunction? –…

Another year, another great festival and a big thank you

A big congratulation goes out to the organizers and volunteers of the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival. This year’s festival offered more vendors and another great year for enjoying…

News

Breaking news … Two charged in hit-and-run injury of a 5 year old

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s ongoing problem with reckless drivers played out as many have predicted.…

City continues fight against blight by updating its laws

City continues fight against blight by updating its laws

    By Charles Sercombe For years people have complained about neighbors who don’t cut…

Questions raised over ex-city manager’s ‘purchase’ of a laptop

Questions raised over ex-city manager’s ‘purchase’ of a laptop

  By Charles Sercombe On the way out the door of city hall, former City…

Get ready for Hamtramck’s annual celebration of Labor Day

Get ready for Hamtramck’s annual celebration of Labor Day

  By Charles Sercombe In just one week Hamtramck will be party center for the…

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Business

New style of pizza is a bite out of the Big Apple

New style of pizza is a bite out of the Big Apple

    By Mike Murphy The Review Special Writer New York-style pizza has come to town and NY Pizza Baby and Burgers and Shakes owner Marju Chowdhury is…

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

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Photo Gallery

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

By Charles Sercombe One of our favorite pastimes at the festival is people watching. There are so many interesting faces and…

News

Reckless drivers threaten safety of kids at Pulaski Park

Reckless drivers threaten safety of kids at Pulaski Park

  Breaking news … Since this story was published on Friday, according to police sources, a driver has been ticketed for possibly speeding or reckless driving near…

Features

Movie company’s reenactment of Detroit riot stirs up memories

Movie company’s reenactment of Detroit riot stirs up memories

    By Charles Sercombe In a few weeks a Hollywood production crew will be transforming a portion of Jos. Campau to resemble what a Detroit business…

Editorials

Beefing up public safety is long overdue

Last week it was reported that young male drivers are speeding and driving recklessly in the neighborhood around Pulaski Park. It’s also well known that this is…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…